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How to Prep A Week’s Worth of Work-less Meals!

Do you like to save money? I’m sure you do. Do you have time to cook? Likely not. Do I have the post for you? Definitely! I have been a huge fan of the crock pot since college. Now that I am older it is more useful!  There is nothing better than getting home and […]

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What’s For Dinner? Secret Ingredient Slow Cooker Chili

I’ve often wondered how much more effective my dinner prep would be if I could complete it early each morning when my sons wake me up before the sun. While I may not always be peppy in the morning, my mind is fresh and the kids are more self-motivated. This is why I love to […]

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What’s For Dinner? Stuffed Peppers

*This is one of my go-to recipes for many reasons.  One, it only has 6 ingredients.  Yup, just 6.  And sometimes I don’t have quite enough of one ingredient, but honestly it still works out just fine.  Also, it is great as leftovers.  Stuffed Peppers Ingredients 4-5 green bell peppers, depending on size of pepper 1 3/4 cups […]

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What’s For Dinner? Spaghetti Squash

*This week we’re answering the age-old question….what’s for dinner? Whether you work from home or outside the home, it always seems to be a conundrum when 5:00 rolls around. So our team has put together a few of our favorite weeknight dinners in order to help make meal planning a little easier!! Be sure to […]

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What’s For Dinner? Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

If you’ve been checking the blog this week you know that we’ve been sharing our favorite weeknight dinner recipes.  Hopefully you’ve been getting some ideas to add to your menu! Today I’m going to share one of my go-to recipes with you: homemade chicken noodle soup.  It makes about 8-10 servings, depending upon your serving […]

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What’s For Dinner? Crock Pot Hawaiian Chicken

Looking for a quick and easy meal you can prepare the night before? Or even a couple weeks in advance and stick in the freezer? This is the recipe for you! Combine the ingredients ahead of time and pull them out when you’re ready for them. Simple, quick, and easy! CROCK POT HAWAIIAN CHICKEN The […]

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What’s For Dinner? Chicken Spaghetti

Are you in a dinner rut? In need of some new, simple recipes you can make for a weeknight meal? It’s Iowa City Moms Blog to the rescue! This week we’re sharing some of our favorite weeknight recipes that are family-approved! Be sure to check the blog each day, pin the recipes so you have […]

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What’s For Dinner? Easy Taco Bar

It’s really hard to find a meal that our entire family will eat. It’s even harder when you’re not the best cook. My remedial culinary skills combined with a lack of time equal a lot of stress when it’s time for the evening meal. One of the only things I can prepare with ease is […]

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What’s For Dinner? Crock Pot French Dips

This week we’re answering the age-old question….what’s for dinner? Whether you work from home or outside the home, it always seems to be a conundrum when 5:00 rolls around. So our team has put together a few of our favorite weeknight dinners in order to help make meal planning a little easier!! Be sure to […]

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Beating the Breakfast Blues: Homemade Granola

It is early Monday morning. My alarm has just gone off again after hitting snooze three times. I tell myself, “It’s OK. I can stay in bed a few more minutes. I showered last night, by bed head isn’t all that bad, I know what I’m going to wear, my lunch is packed, and breakfast […]

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